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Asbury Hall / Righteous Babe Records

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Location

341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14202
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.30-7-5
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Next to: National Gypsum Building
Across from: Vars Building and Pleu Building

Owner

Righteous Babe Records, Inc
ASBURY DEVELOPMENT, LLC C/O SCOTT FISHER per propertyviewer
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

Gothic Revival style sandstone church including side galleries, stained-glass windows, and basement catacombs.

Current Condition

This building is in good condition and has been extensively renovated.

History

  • Constructed in 1876, Asbury United Methodist Church was the last and perhaps most important commission realized by architect John H. Selkirk.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 1999 - The church was purchased by recording artist Ani DiFranco and her manager Scott Fisher
  • 2006 - The completion of an $8 million restoration allowed the building to serve as the headquarters of Righteous Babe Records and Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center.

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Added 2013-03-15 • Last changed 2014-06-09